Surly Long Haul Trucker Touring Bicycle Owner Review

Surly Long Haul Trucker

My Surly Long Haul Trucker in light touring mode, July 2015


This blog has been brought back to life following a Google search link being hack and Google’s failure to to correct the clearly spammed listing.  I had to take the page down for some months to get it to drop out of Google’s search engine. Hopefully it comes back okay now.  With this update on November 27, 2015 my Surly Long Haul Trucker has completed 14,084 kilometres.


Early in 2009 I purchased my first and only “proper” touring bike, a Surly Long Haul Trucker (LHT). Since then I have made some changes to the bike but otherwise continue to use it as my touring bike and as my commuter when I need to carry a load of clothes etc into the office and now in 2012 it will take up duties as a shopping bike as well.  I am trying to get greener in my life focus.

This blog post is about documenting my experiences of riding the Surly Long Haul Trucker as a commuter bicycle and more importantly as a touring bike. Continue Reading →